University Collaboration Office Contractor in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

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Job Number: 36652

University Collaboration Office Contractor

Job Description:

Our client, a world-leading research institute, is looking for a University Collaboration Office Contractor to join their team! The University Collaboration Office Contractor is responsible for supporting staff with event and project management, communication and internship program administration. This is a full-time, contract opportunity in Durham, NC.


  • Support staff in planning, coordinating, organizing, and facilitating sponsored events, including but not limited to Intern Professional Development Workshop Series, the Annual Internship Showcase

  • Engage current and former interns and scholars via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Yammer platforms.

  • Assist staff by representing organization at internal and external events.

  • Continuously look to improve processes, increase efficiencies, and reduce errors for assigned projects.

  • Assist in the production of related promotional materials as well as social media content for various events and audiences.

  • Update relevant collateral, including the internal and external websites, slide decks, by managing and creating relevant content.

  • Promote research and activities internally and externally via email, phone, social media (i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Yammer), and in-person.

  • Liaise with technical staff, multimedia, corporate communications, and public relations professionals, internally and externally.

  • Create requisitions; pre-screen, review, and route applications; create offers in the online applicant tracking tool.

  • Liaise with prospects, selected interns, university administrators, hiring teams and HR colleagues, and staffing vendor(s).

  • Respond to internship requests and inquiries - internal and external - in a timely manner.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Public relations, Psychology, Anthropology, English, History, Journalism, Communications, or related field.

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to follow through and meet deadline effectively.

  • Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively.

  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and engender trust.

  • Ability to communicate and engage with partners at all organizational levels.

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and flexible approach that combines energy, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn.

  • Demonstrated experience using pivot tables and advanced Excel skills.

  • Experience delivering course content or organizing virtual workshops or conferences.

  • Experience in an academic setting that includes direct engagement with students, faculty and others.


  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in event planning and project management

  • Strong attention to detail, written communication and oral communication skills.

  • Strong sense of empathy and interest in helping students from a wide variety of backgrounds.

  • Demonstrated experience using social media to increase visibility and awareness of events and/or initiatives.

  • Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

  • Demonstrated experience using pivot tables and advanced Excel skills, preferred.

  • Demonstrated proficiency using an online applicant tracking tool.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills, and ability to apply innovative and creative thinking to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrated humility and adaptability.

Other Information:

  • Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status